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A new study: Excess of thyroid cancer detected in Fukushima is because of radiation, not “screening effect”

A new study by Japanese epidemiologist analyzing the result data of ultrasound thyroid checkup in Fukushima pr
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IAEA’s final report on Fukushima disaster slams safety myth, downplays thyroid cancer fears

The International Atomic Energy Agency says a primary factor behind the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster was a
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Fukushima pref. will expand the target for covering the costs for thyroid treatment

Fukushima prefecture will cover the all the medical costs for the patients who are diagnosed or suspected as t
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Even low doses of radiation increase risk of dying from leukaemia in nuclear workers, says IARC

A study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency o
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16 more young people in Fukushima are diagnosed as thyroid cancer

Sixteen young people who lived in Fukushima prefecture at the time of Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant acci
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Fukushima gov’t still denies the effect of radiation as a cause of thyroid cancer

Prefectural authorities here have dismissed any effect of radiation from the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Pla
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A team comes up to a method to estimate the radiation doses at thyroid grands more precisely

A team of researchers has developed a method to more precisely estimate the doses of radiation to the thyroid
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One child has been diagnosed with throid cancer after the second health check-up

A child has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the latest survey on the health impact of the 2011 Fukush
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Four more children are suspected of suffering from thyroid cancer

Four more children are suspected of suffering from thyroid cancer in the latest survey on the possible health
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103 young people diagnosed as thyroid cancer in Fukushima

An ongoing health survey of Fukushima Prefecture residents has uncovered seven new cases of thyroid cancer amo
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Thyroid check-up questioned by medical experts

  More than three years after the triple core meltdown in Fukushima Prefecture devastated the lives of th
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50 children in Fukushima have developed thyroid cancer, an increase of 17 from last December

The Fukushima Prefectural Government has confirmed in a new report that 50 children in the prefecture have dev
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Eight more confirmed having thyroid cancer

Eight more Fukushima children have been confirmed as having thyroid gland cancer, according to a local panel o
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Experts differ over nuclear accident’s effect on cancer rate in children

  Experts were divided over whether radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident affected the thyroid ca
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More children diagnosed as thyroid cancer in Fukushima

Fifteen more young people in Fukushima Prefecture have received definitive or suspected diagnoses of thyroid c
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UN report: radiation dose of Fukushima daiichi workers estimated 20% lower

According to a recently released report by a U.N. panel, Japanese government may have underestimated by 20 per
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6 more children found with thyroid cancer; those who have been diagnosed as or suspected became 44 since nuclear disaster

In the examination committee of the health care survery for the residents in Fukushima prefecture held on Aug.
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Nearly 2000 workers at high risk of thyroid cancer, 10 times more than privious annoucement by TEPCO

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said on July 19th that 1,973 workers at Fukushima No.w nuclear plant have estimated t
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Nine more diagnosed with thyroid cancer, total became 12 young people.

On June 5th, Fukushima Prefectural Panel said that nine more young people have been diagnosed with thyroid can
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Fukushima residents question about thyroid cancer screenings

Although Fukushima prefectural government is conducting thyroid cancer screening to its children, the parents
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The result of thyroid tests revealed by the effort of NPO

The NPO Access-Info Clearinghouse Japan demanded the release of the data of ultrasound tests conducted in 2011
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Ministry of Enviornment had conducted thyroid tests at three other cities far from Fukushima

The Ministry of Environment had conducted thyroid tests to 4,365 children aged between 3 and 18 in three other
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Estimated radiation dosed levels in thyroid during evacuating was announced by the Ministry of Environment

Upon the request from the Ministry of Environment, the study was conducted by researchers at at the National I
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WHO released health risk report on Fukushima

The World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report on health risks associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nu
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Internal exposure, less than 50 millisieverts for infants

Thyroid gland doses of internal radiation in year-old infants living within 30 kilometers of the Fukushima No.
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Two more are diagnosed with thyroid cancer

A meeting of Fukushima prefectural government panel was held in Fukushima city on Feb.13th 2013, which is cond
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